Motrigine/Motrigine 100

Motrigine/Motrigine 100

lamotrigine

Manufacturer:

Ambica

Distributor:

Zuellig

Marketer:

Multicare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lamotrigine
Indications/Uses
Monotherapy & adjunctive treatment of partial seizures & primarily & secondarily generalized tonic-clonic seizures; seizures associated w/ Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Monotherapy Initially 25 mg once daily for 2 wk followed by 50 mg once daily for 2 wk. May be increased to a max of 50-100 mg 1-2 wkly. Maintenance dose: 100-200 mg daily. Bipolar disorder 100-200 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Hepatic or renal impairment. Monitor changes in hepatic, renal & clotting functions. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rashes; Stevens-Johnson syndrome; fever, malaise, flu-like symptoms, drowsiness, lymphadenopathy, facial edema & rarely hepatic dysfunction, leukopenia & thrombocytopenia.
Drug Interactions
Enhanced toxicity w/ carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarb & primidone. Inhibited by valproate.
MIMS Class
Anticonvulsants
ATC Classification
N03AX09 - lamotrigine ; Belongs to the class of other antiepileptics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Motrigine 100 tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P30/tab)
Form
Motrigine tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P20/tab)
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